Mesa High School

1630 E. Southern Ave.
Mesa, AZ 85204
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Mesa High School serves 3,508 students in grades 9-12.
Mesa High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Mesa High School's student population of 3,508 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 167 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,508 students
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Total Classroom Teachers167 teachers
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School Rankings

Mesa High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Mesa High School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1188 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
64%
45%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
26%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.530.65
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Graduation Rate
80%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMesa Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Mesa High School is Edkey Inc. - Sequoia Deaf School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Franklin East Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mesa Franklin East Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-6 | 738 students
    0.5 miles
    1753 East 8th Ave
    Mesa, AZ 85204
    (480) 472-6500
    0.5 K-6 738
  • Mesa Keller Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 630 students
    0.5 miles
    1445 E. Hilton Ave.
    Mesa, AZ 85204
    (480) 472-6200
    0.5 PK-6 630
  • Mesa Lindbergh Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 440 students
    0.5 miles
    930 S. Lazona Dr.
    Mesa, AZ 85204
    (480) 472-6300
    0.5 PK-6 440
  • Mesa Robson Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 616 students
    0.7 miles
    2122 E. Pueblo Ave.
    Mesa, AZ 85204
    (480) 472-6600
    0.7 K-6 616
  • Mesa Harris Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 448 students
    0.8 miles
    1820 S. Harris Drive
    Mesa, AZ 85204
    (480) 497-3300
    0.8 PK-6 448

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